(March 1958)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Girl in the Glass Sphere! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Reprints:

Dark Journey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man who takes a fortune that was meant to build a hospital in Africa is cursed by the village witch doctor.
Reprints:

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics

Simon Newcomb (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

some information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie (September 2008). Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Return of the Masked Phantom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A legendary masked patriot apparently returns from the dead to inspire his countrymen to turn against their tyrannical rulers.
Reprints:

Do You Know What's Behind a Law? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Jerry learns the importance of drivers' education.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

They Haunt the White House (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Man Who Betrayed Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Elliot Wright; Emmet; Professor King; Marston
Synopsis:
A film director turns out to be the one man who can stop an alien invasion.
Reprints:

["They tell me you are a good guide..."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

The Girl in the Glass Sphere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A reporter tries to solve the mystery of a man who keeps his wife sealed in various glass enclosures.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Girl in the Glass Sphere!
  2. 1. Dark Journey
  3. 2. The Line of Stars
  4. 3. Simon Newcomb
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. The Return of the Masked Phantom
  6. 5. Do You Know What's Behind a Law?
  7. 6. They Haunt the White House
  8. 7. The Man Who Betrayed Earth
  9. 8. ["They tell me you are a good guide..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. The Girl in the Glass Sphere
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore